Average Bench: 59.2% (807th of 1069)

Based on 2,663 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA960G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB averaged 40.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 228MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB is 42.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 162MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,663 samples)
Min Avg Max
174 Read 358 478
55.6 Write 311 431
5 Mixed 221 385
46.4 SusWrite 162 348
58.7% 263 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.8 4K Read 19.5 25.8
22 4K Write 74 111
0.2 4K Mixed 16.6 23.2
90% 36.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.1 DQ Read 167 215
54.7 DQ Write 228 323
0.2 DQ Mixed 21.2 35.8
65.2% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
276GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 153 154 203 180 154 MB/s
Read 455
Write 429
Mixed 384
SusWrite 193
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 23.7
122% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 36.4
88% 180 MB/s
268GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 195 174 154 154 186 MB/s
Read 446
Write 411
Mixed 368
SusWrite 211
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 19.8
89% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 35.2
88% 181 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 78 76 128 128 128 MB/s
Read 472
Write 429
Mixed 204
SusWrite 130
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 6
94% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 11.1
73% 164 MB/s
808GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 150 154 155 194 187 MB/s
Read 335
Write 324
Mixed 111
SusWrite 185
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 20.3
89% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 34.6
79% 159 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 60,762,941 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD Plus 960GB Builds (Compare 353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350N-Gaming WIFI-CF - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $658

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